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Nurse Admits Murdering 11 Elderly Patients

An Australian man this week pleaded guilty to murdering 11 elderly residents of a nursing home where he worked briefly in 2011. According to an Australian Associated Press report, 37-year-old Roger Dean admitted during his Australian Supreme Court trial to …

Senior Prostitution Ring Busted at Nursing Facility

Police in New Jersey have arrested two residents of the Vicente K. Tibbs Senior Citizen Building in Englewood, New Jersey for running a prostitution ring for their fellow residents. According to a New Jersey Record report, 75-year-old James Parham and …

Medicare Rule Could Increase Hospitalization, Shows Study
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A new study shows that a medicare rule that blocks some nursing home residents from receiving simultaneous reimbursement for hospice and skilled nursing facility (SNF, a medicare-certified nursing home) care may be responsible for those residents receiving “more aggressive” treatment …